Cover image for lecture: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - a Practical Guide for Nurses

Lecture Overview

While some degree of fat in the liver is normal, it only takes a small increase in the percentage of fat for disease to occur. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is becoming increasingly common. It is considered to be the most prevalent cause of liver disease in Australia. Many people with this disease have an increased risk of cirrhosis and liver-related death.

Educators

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Jana Van der Jagt

Jana Van der Jagt is a hepatology nurse practitioner from the Mid North Coast of NSW where she established and developed the Port Macquarie Liver Clinic. She has worked in the field of hepatology for 18 years. Her current roles include the provision of comprehensive liver disease assessment and management in private practice at Port Macquarie Gastroenterology as well as consultancy services developing and delivering education for healthcare workers. Particular interests include advanced liver disease, nurse education, and the development of responsive models of care. Jana’s qualifications include graduate diploma in critical care nursing, graduate diploma adult education and training, and a master of nursing (nurse practitioner).

Reviews

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12 Total Rating(s)

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Candace Pederson
04 Sep 2018

Very informative and well versed

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Susana Ave
04 Jun 2018

Improves my knowledge and able to share to colleagues and to all patients who are suffering from NAFLD and NASH for better health and speed recovery ery.

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Devika Nandanimala
17 May 2018

Interesting

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Karen Gruber
03 May 2018

Interesting and frightening information at the same time.

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Christine E Fletcher
05 Apr 2018

Interesting and clearly presented

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Karen Saunders
04 Apr 2018

An engaging presenter who provided a great resource for what seems to be the next health epidemic.

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Karen Saunders
04 Apr 2018

An engaging presenter who provided a great resource for what seems to be the next health epidemic.

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Lei Zhang
28 Mar 2018

good presentation

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Juliet Melano
03 Mar 2018

Very interesting.

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Nicole MacDonald
10 Jan 2018

This was an informative eye opening lecture. The lecturer was engaging and informative. All Australian middle aged people should watch this presentation